Contests are back this summer with new additions to the photography contest which includes teen and children categories. Contests runs from June 4 to September 10. Drop into any branch to pick up your guideline booklet and entry form or print from the links below.
Exploring The Value Crisis - Part II
Caledon Public Library is pleased to present the second part of this reader-requested discussion series, facilitated by author Andrew Welch. Each evening, participants will be introduced to the ideas in one chapter of The Value Crisis. For more information please pick up your own copy of the brochure.
March 22 and 29; April 12 and 26; May 10 and 24
Alton Branch 35 Station Street, Alton
7 - 8:30 pm
FREE with advance registration
Need advice for your device ...we can help. Call today for your own private session with one of our technology experts. Free sessions are held at the Albion Bolton Branch on Mondays between 4 and 5 pm. Call 905-857-1400 ext 237 to book an appointment.
Social Media Computer Workshops
In celebration of Seniors' Month. ALBION BOLTON BRANCH | 10:30 am - 12 noon. All 3 workshops are FREE and require advance registration.
FUN with FACEBOOK | Thursday, June 2
Sign up to learn how to use Facebook. Our staff will show you how to set up an account and how to properly use this popular social media tool. You’re going to this workshop!
CONNECT with SKYPE | Thursday, June 16
Learn more about Skype, how to establish a personal Skype account and learn about its free instant messaging and video call features. Talk to your grandchildren wherever they are in the world!
SHINE with INSTAGRAM | Tuesday, June 21
Learn how to add filters and share your photos with family and friends. Bring your own smartphone or tablet.
Rock and Roll Seniors Spring Luncheon
Let's rock and roll! Grab your friends Maybellene, Peggy Sue and Johnny B. Goode and stroll on over for a delicious BBQ lunch and help us celebrate Seniors Month! You don't have to go all the way to Kansas City, just Caledon East. Great food with tunes provided by entertainer Dan Champagne. Get out your dancin' shoes and get ready to Twist and Shout! Don't be cruel ... please join us. There's going to be a Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On!
Thursday, June 9
Caledon Community Complex | 12 noon - 2:30 pm
Doors open 11:45 am
Cost: $10 per person | Register by phone or in person at any branch | Pay at door - cash only.
In partnership with Brampton Caledon Community Living, this monthly program is designed specifically for adults with iintellectual disabilities.
For more information about this program, please visit the Library Living page on our website.
Adult Book Clubs
Caledon Public Library Book Clubs offer book lovers the opportunity to meet and discuss books and authors with others. Book clubs provide the perfect venue to share perspectives and understanding on a variety of subjects. With 11 adult book clubs and 3 youth book clubs meeting monthly at different branches and locations there is sure to be a club that meets your needs. Membership is free and everyone is welcome.
If you're an aspiring writer, or are a novelist or poet at heart, the writing group, Writers' Ink, is the group for you. If you've always wanted to write but didn't necessarily know how to get started, or even finish, Writers' Ink will help develop the skills and confidence you will need to pursue your writing dreams! Writers' Ink also has a blog where members are encouraged to share their work. For more details, contact Mary Maw, Manager of Communications & Community Development of Caledon Public Library @ 905-857-1400 ext. 228
Albion Bolton Evening Chapter 1st and 3rd Mondays @ 7 pm
Alton Chapter 1st Wednesday @ 6:30 pm
Margaret Dunn Valleywood Chapter 2nd Tuesday @ 7 pm
Caledon Public Library's KNIT&KNATTER has three flocks which meet regularly at three branches. This is an adult program dedicated to providing space for fellow needlers to come together to...well, knit and knatter. Drop by for 30 minutes or stay longer. Please be advised that you will have to leave when the library closes at 8:30 pm.....even if you don't want to!
KNIT&KNATTER Bolton Flock meets Wednesdays in front of the large windows on the second floor at the Albion Bolton Branch. This flock will be knitting and knattering throughout the summer - bring your crochetting, knitting etc. Everyone welcome!
Wednesdays | 6:00 - 8 :30 pm
**NEW** KNIT&KNATTER Alton Flock meets 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month at the Alton Branch. Beginners: bring knitting needles (suggested size 5 or 6) plus wool for simple beginner projects. Experienced: bring knitting project and join the knitting circle.
Wednesdays | 7:00 - 8 :30 pm
KNIT&KNATTER Caledon Village Flock
Thursdays | 6 - 8:30 pm
This flock will continue to meet throughout the summer.
Newcomers of all skill levels are always welcome to join in the fun.
Caledon Public Library’s Artful Library is an ongoing program which showcases art in the library all year round. We display art exhibits free of charge at all seven branches and include artists of all ages and abilities. Whether you’re in school, a professional artist or just someone who likes to dabble, we have a wall or a shelf with your name on it! No exhibit is too big or too small.
Artful Library - Alton Group
The Artful Library - Alton Group welcomes local artists to share ideas, books, resources, various techniques and works in progress. The group meets the first and third Saturdays of every month from 10 am - 12 pm @ the Alton Branch in the Community Room adjacent to the library.
The Evergreen Award is part of the Ontario Library Association’s Forest of Reading program.
The Evergreen Award program was introduced in 2005 to give adult library patrons the opportunity to vote for a work of Canadian fiction or non-fiction that they have liked the most.
The winner of the OLA Forest of Reading Awards - Evergreen Award 2015 is
Medicine Walk by Richard Wagamese
List of Evergreen Nominees
Accessibility @ Caledon Public Library
One of Caledon Public Library's core beliefs, located in our Strategic Plan 2011 is to "provide equitable access to resources and services for all". In our ongoing efforts to meet the accessibility needs of our patrons we encourage you to complete our online survey.